IN COMMITTEE ON FINANCE. - MONEY RESOLUTION—INTOXICATING LIQUOR BILL.
No; redundancy has to be established in the first instance.
Who gave the Deputy to understand that?
I hope the Deputy will.
IN COMMITTEE ON FINANCE. - INTOXICATING LIQUOR BILL, 1927—THIRD STAGE.
I am open to consider any suggestion from the Deputy, or any Deputy, but I have not much hope myself that I could arrive at a satisfactory definition. I think it is eminently a matter that should be ...
It is a term really used in the Police Forces Amalgamation Act and in other Acts as covering the area served by the Metropolitan Division of the Police. It is not the city area.
Yes. It is the area formerly served by the Dublin Metropolitan Police and now served by the Dublin Metropolitan Division of the Gárda Síochána.
It is the strictly correct expression. It is taken from the Local Government Act of 1898.
Will the Deputy read Section 3, sub-section (1), paragraph (a)?
Might I suggest, as a matter of order, that the Deputy ought to be allowed to tell us himself what he is driving at?
I would agree to that.
What we are really discussing is whether the word “ten” stand in line 29, Section 2, Sub-section (1). Deputy Redmond's amendment No. 1 is, I suppose, not strictly before the House, but I would like t...
I think if the Deputy will burn a little more midnight oil on it he will find I am right.
If the amendment were passed it would mean that there was no provision at all for hours of sale in county boroughs on any week day or Saturday.
“Save as is otherwise provided by this Act, it shall not be lawful”——
——“for any person in any county borough to sell or expose for sale,” and so on.
No, on any ordinary week day.
Leaving no provision for the sale of intoxicating liquor on any week day or Saturday.
I am pointing out how fortunate it is that we are discussing the deletion of the word “ten.”
I submit, sir, that they are even more so. On this question of 10 o'clock opening as against 9 o'clock opening I have not very much to say. The present hours are in the county boroughs from 9 a.m. t...
We will attend to that.